How EU countries plan to deal with aging populations
- Serbia clears EU hurdles. // Hill;10/17/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 141, p12
An excerpt from the article regarding the recommendation by the European Commission to let Serbia be a member of the European Union (EU) that was published by Al Jazeera is presented.
- Brussels's Boredom Surplus. Farrell, Henry // Wilson Quarterly;Winter2012, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p78
An excerpt from an article about the European Union (EU) by George Washington University professor of political science and international affairs Henry Farrell published in "The Nation" magazine on December 12, 2011, is presented.
- Croatia lays groundwork for joining the European Union. // Hill;12/12/2011, Vol. 18 Issue 171, p12
An excerpt from an article regarding the accession treaty signed by Croatia with the European Union (EU) from the news agency Reuters Ltd. is presented.
- Continuous Education Of Older Employees: Cost Or Benefit? �nidar�ic, Jana // International Business & Economics Research Journal;Aug2012, Vol. 11 Issue 8, p911
The complexity of consequences of population ageing is posing a threat to the EU macro-economic performance, as well as to the competitiveness of every single enterprise. In this context, increases in participation and employment rates for older workers are essential to help sustain economic...
- Meeting the challenge of an ageing Europe. // Welding & Cutting;2011, Issue 6, p340
The article focuses on the "European Demography Report 2010" published by the European Commission (EU) which shows that population in European countries is ageing for its people are living longer and not producing enough children. The report also reveals that life expectancy continue to rise by...
- Quel(s) bénévolat(s) pour les seniors à l'échelle européenne? De la recherche de "bonnes pratiques" à la bonne pratique de la recherche. Poussou-Plesse, Marielle // Les Politiques Sociales;2012, Vol. 72 Issue 1/2, p55
The author reflects on the information gained from an inquiry into volunteer work by older people, conducted in the context of a wide-ranging European research programme on 'active aging'. In its general outline this comparative study was typical of a concern to put forward elucidations and...
- Innovation is in for EU's Healthcare System. O'Donnell, Peter // Applied Clinical Trials;May2011, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p24
In this article the author discusses the goal of European Union (EU) members to innovate healthcare system despite the shortfalls in the capacity of healthcare providers and financial crisis in Europe. He remarks on the year 2020 strategic aim of EU which is to increase employment and economic...
- Ensuring fiscal sustainability: assessing recent tax and public spending reforms. // OECD Economic Surveys: Czech Republic;Apr2008, Vol. 2008 Issue 8, p39
Public finance reform needs to remain a policy priority, particularly in light of upcoming fiscal challenges stemming from population ageing. This chapter examines the reform package enacted in 2007 that notably introduced a flat tax rate on personal incomes. In addition, it considers the...
- EMPLOYMENT POLICIES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION. Sema, Eneida; Bjanku, Florian // AGORA International Journal of Juridical Sciences;2011, Vol. 2, p39
Employment constitutes one of the priority issues in the European Union. After 2003, the European Union decided a new direction for EES, based on the new needs of the European labor market and the aging of the population. The European Union institutions pay considerable attentions to the...